M6 Southbound to close overnight for further bridge work

The bridge was damaged after a lorry hit it Credit: GTV

Highway England have announced that the Southbound carriageway of the M6 in Lancashire will close overnight for further work after a lorry crashed into a bridge leaving it unsafe.

The motorway was shut both ways for more than 24 hours last week.

it will close between 8 pm and 6 am as engineers add extra support to a temporary column installed to the bridge between Junction 32 and 33.